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American English: /ˈkɔrkɪdʒ/
British English: /ˈkɔːkɪdʒ/

Translation of corkage in Spanish:


  • (precio que cobra un restaurante por abrir botellas que el cliente trae consigo)
    Example sentences
    • Hotels charge corkage for opening and serving the wine which invariably means it costs the same as the house wine.
    • Besides being able to buy mixed drinks, beer and 50 wines by the glass at the bar, you can buy any bottle of wine in the store at cost plus tax and a $7 corkage fee and drink it at the bar.
    • Dinner costs £27.50, and corkage for wine is £1 per bottle.

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